A.S. Watson Group (the “Group”), a subsidiary of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited(“CK Hutchison”), reached a new milestone today with the opening of its flagship Watsons store on Yun Ping Road in Causeway Bay, marking the Group’s 12,000th retail store in the world.
In the latest 14th Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) Asia Pacific Conference, A.S. Watson Group was honored with the ECR Recognition Award in the Digital category, in recognition of its outstanding achievements in digital and eCommerce. Organised by the ECR Asia Pacific Council, GS1/ ECR Hong Kong and co-organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, this prestigious award aims to recognise the outstanding performance of corporations for their expertise in digital excellence.
Shone in the latest SRA (Singapore Retail Association) Service Excellence Awards (EXSA), Watsons Singapore was recognized as the No. 1 Health & Beauty Retailer in Singapore and won the 2nd place of the Best Retailer Award. Stepping into its 20th anniversary, the EXSA is a national award that recognizes entrepreneurs & individuals who have delivered outstanding service. It seeks to encourage service excellence, develop service models, inspire service staff to scale new heights and raise the prestige of a career in services.
A.S. Watson is again awarded as an Inclusive Organisation in the Talent-Wise Employment Charter 2014-2015, jointly organised by the Labour and Welfare Bureau of HKSAR and the Rehabilitation Advisory Committee. The Scheme aims to encourage employers of all trades and sectors to provide more employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, thereby unleashing their potential, enabling their self-reliance, fostering social integration and building a caring and supportive society for all.
A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards (HKSSA), one of the most recognised local youth sports awards, celebrated its 10th anniversary at Queen Elizabeth Stadium with the theme of “Yes I can!”, a bold statement which reflects the students' spirit of tireless pursuit of excellence and exemplary sportsmanship, and our hope to develop a generation of young people with a more active and positive lifestyle. With the participation of over 85% of all primary, secondary and special schools in Hong Kong, HKSSA presented awards to a record high of 941 student sports elites this year.
A.S. Watson Group (ASW) corporate website, and the website of the Group’s flagship local philanthropy programme “Hong Kong Students Sports Awards” received the Silver Award in “Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2015”, in recognition of the efforts in enhancing the user experience with a more user-friendly and accessible internet environment.
A.S. Watson Group always cares for the community and has been awarded as the Caring Company for 13 consecutive years since 2002.
A.S. Watson Group is recognised in the recent "Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2015 Award", organised by the leading human resources publication HR Asia. Amongst the top 20 companies receiving this award, A.S. Watson demonstrates tireless efforts on promoting employee engagement with excellent company culture, reaffirming the Group’s position as one of the best companies to work for in Asia.
Watsons, as the number one health and beauty retailer in Thailand, celebrates the grand opening of its 333rd branch to mark a new milestone of the brand. The new flagship store at Siam Square, the renowned shopping landmark in Bangkok, enjoys a spacious sales floor area of over 5,700 square feet, is the largest Watsons retail store in Thailand, offering customers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience.